So jeans. More specifically, constructing them. Intimidating! But one day I started studying a pair of purple skinny pants that I love on Baby E, but that are getting a little short and whose knees have seen better/darker days due to a certain little girl's refusal to walk for so long! But I digress...these purple pants are made from a stretch twill kind of material that made me remember this stretch denim-type material (geez...I should probably invest in Dana's book, huh?) that I've had FOREVER. And, common theme developing, I decided to just go for it.
I used those purple pants to draft my own pattern, adding to the leg length and forgoeing the front pockets and belt loops (belt loops...really?). There isn't really a fly either - I just added some extra stitching to the center seam
They are obviously a little low in the back, I'll remedy that on my next pair. And there will definitely be a next pair. I'm smitten.
And my model and I are getting better at working together. And by that I mean I've learned to bribe her...